Tag Archives: Cherry Jones

Our Friend review — Two hour misery dirge

Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite | Written by Brad Ingelsby, based on an article by Matthew Teague | 124 min | On Demand  Our Friend is apparently based on a true story,  originally documented in an award-winning Esquire article by foreign correspondent Matthew Teague. I'd like to read that piece, because I'd like to know how… Read More

Now Streaming on Netflix, Crave, and Prime: June 2019

Knock Down The House | Netflix The inspirational documentary offering evidence that there are still leaders in the United States whose motivations are respectable, responsible, and righteous. The film follows the primary campaigns of four progressive Democrats, all women, all very different from different states, and all of whom are looking to make a difference… Read More

The Party (2017) review — Send your regrets

Written and directed by Sally Potter, with Walter Donohue, story editor | 71 minutes It's not often I actually regret sitting through a movie, given my passion for the medium, but the greatest mercy Sally Potter's The Party bestows on audiences is its brevity, which, in this case, barely approaches the soul of wit. Patricia Clarkson… Read More